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Memorials and Other Papers

By: Thomas de Quincey

...LICATION Memorials and Other Papers by Thomas de Quincey is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...y of this little novel to a beautiful girl of seventeen, the daughter of a statesman in Westmoreland, not designing any deception (nor so much as any ... ...shment the pure gospel truth of the narrative could have been sullied. She listened, in a kind of breathless stupor, to my frank explana- tion—that no... ...ency to lawless and gigantesque ideals of adventur- ous life; under which, united with the duelling code of Eu- rope, many things would become trivial... ...ces—Somersetshire, Devonshire, Hampshire—are con- founded with our midland counties; and positively the dic- tion of Parricombe and Charricombe from E... ...times in every week dinner invitations to all the families on her visiting list, and lying within her winter circle, which was measured, by a radius o... ... a sentiment as pity, in the fact of both from so early an age having been united in the calamity of orphan- age,—go where they might, these young wom... ...th, concentrated in a small number of hands, exists in various continental states upon a larger scale than with us, moderately large estates, on the o...

...Excerpt: These papers I am anxious to put into the hands of your house, and, so far as regards the U.S., of your house exclusively; not with any view to further emolument, but as an acknowledgment of the services which you have already rendered me; namely, first, in having brought ...

...Contents MEMORIALS, AND OTHER PAPERS, VOL. I. ....................................................................................................... 4 FROM THE AUTHOR, TO THE AMERICAN EDITOR OF HIS WORKS. ..........................................

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